Ruins of Vijayanagara Empire | Hampi | UNESCO World Heritage Site | Karnataka

Ruins of Vijayanagara Empire | Hampi | UNESCO World Heritage Site | Karnataka


Hampi as the etymology goes can tell you a lot of stories around the legacy and magnanimity of a kingdom and grandeur of armies which could ruin once the largest city in India. Thanks to the archaeological survey of India and historians who shared with us the history and civilization of this place. A day spends here shall give you the canyon of war ruins lushness near Tungabhadra river and the boulders. It’s not the ruins, rather Hampi remains from our history. Virupaksha temple built by Krishna Devaraya and Vittala temple near the banks of Tungabhadra river are the major attractions now. Hoysala architecture brings a lot of surprises to our visual sense, how would have they constructed the opus magnum such beautiful art and such detailed. You could visualize the magnanimity around the Vijayanagar Empire once a celebrated city on India and which attracted many traders. In 1500 CE, this was reduced to ruins due to wars between kingdoms and as part of a strategy of rulers to acquire a bigger city to take his fame all over. Facts are always dipped or immersed in the dust of opinions and fairy tales, and Hampi is one such open museum where we need to be more detailed in experiencing.

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